Say “Self-Published Author” to any literary snob and que the groans. In the book critique industry, a self-published book gets a poor reputation for being sub-par or even seen as “giving up” on your dream of being a published author. But in today’s ever evolving publishing world, that’s far from the truth.
More and more writers are self-publishing to tell their unique stories, share their life story or share their business. Many long to have their work distributed through a regular publishing company, but that dream means having less control over your work.
Ownership is great and being online helps open you up to the other options out there. When self-publishing you may experience struggles with getting your books enough exposure. However, the costs and experience of putting the book together can bring about many revelations. Here are a few keys to success: Read more
Amazon has just announced that Createspace Books will now be moving to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). A new notice has been posted to Createspace user dashboards informing us that Createspace is merging into KDP Print. Amazon has also launched a new page in the KDP help pages that explains how this merger will affect authors, and how they can move their titles from Createspace to KDP Print. This transition needs to be implemented in the next few weeks or it will automatically merge in 60 days.
This week’s edition of how to create a bestseller focusses on the professional services you may want to employ when taking on writing and publishing a bestseller.
There are a few questions to ask yourself when you begin the process of writing a book aside from your purpose and target market. As we said last week, your purpose for writing the book directs your content and promotion. Your purpose along with certain other factors will help you determine what professional services you will need to employ.
How much time do you have?
What skills do you have in writing?
How professional and polished do you want to appear?
This week starts a series about how to create a Bestseller! Stay tuned for the next few weeks as we share the fundamentals and keys to successful self-publishing! Years of success in helping others get their message out and climb the charts to number one has taught us several secrets. In choosing the best method of publishing and what professional assistance you’ll need there are several factors to consider.
Your target audience
Your goal or purpose behind writing a book
Are you wanting to share a story to make a difference?
Are you wanting to establish credibility or become an authority in your field?
Are you writing in order to draw attention to and increase revenue in your business?
On this Elite Expert Insider with Melanie Johnson and Jenn Foster, you’ll learn one of the chapters in the book: 7 costly mistakes you could make when choosing a publisher.
Self-Publishing Secrets – How to Market a Book. Melanie Johnson and Jenn Foster talk about how to market your book. They talk about how often to post on Social Media and how to use your book to make more money in your business.
7 Costly Mistakes When Choosing a Publisher: Self Publishing Secrets That Will Save You Thousands by Best Selling Authors Melanie Churella Johnson and Jenn Foster Hit #1 in FIVE Categories on Amazon.comRead more
Melanie Johnson and Jenn Foster interview Becky Norwood, Bestselling Author and survivor. In the pages of her book, you will find the stories of 31 amazing women who have the love, the heart, the courage and the wisdom to share their stories with you. Find out more about Becky’s work by clicking on these links:
7 Costly Mistakes When Choosing a Publisher: Self Publishing Secrets That Will Save You Thousands by Best Selling Authors Melanie Churella Johnson and Jenn Foster Hit #1 in FIVE Categories on Amazon.com
Salt Lake City, UT- Friday, December 15, 2017 Melanie Churella Johnson and Jenn Foster of Elite Online Publishing release another #1 Bestseller on Amazon.com.
On the day of release, his book started its upward movement towards best-seller status on Amazon.com and reached #1 best-seller status in FIVE categories including, Editing Writing Reference.
Avoid major publishing mistakes by reading the tips and secrets by self-publishing experts Jenn Foster and Melanie Johnson. Are you looking for a publisher? Or not happy with the one you have? This book will teach you the right questions to ask, make sure you get the most royalties and best marketing for your book.
Are you confused about the differences between Self Publishing and Traditional Publishing? We will lay it all out for you, so you can decide the best way to go for you and your book. Jenn Foster and Melanie Johnson share their expertise in making all their authors #1 bestsellers. This information will not only save you money but will help you make money with your book.
About The Authors:
Jenn Foster is one of today’s national leading online and mobile marketing experts. She is the founder and CEO of Biz Social Boom, a company dedicated to helping business owners of all sizes thrive in today’s highly technical world of product and service promotion.She is dedicated to helping businesses use powerful new online and mobile marketing platforms to get visibility, traffic, leads, customers and raving fans.A graduate of Utah State University, Jenn is an award-winning web designer, author, and sought-after speaker. She received an Award in Hollywood from the National Academy of Best Selling Authors. Jenn enjoys raising and having fun with her three children, and family.
Melanie launched owned and operated 2 independent TV stations in Houston and Dallas Texas: Houston (Channel 51) and Dallas ( Channel 55) Melanie has a background in Media, Marketing, Public Relations and Advertising. She has been in front of, as well as behind the camera. She started her career as a News Anchor, Producer, Writer, Public Relations, Promotions, Tv ad sales, Programming negotiations an Financial Strategist. She is the SEO of Charity Auction Consignments. Melanie graciously donates her vacation properties to help raise money for nonprofits. She lives in Houston Texas and originally from Michigan, where she earned the title of Miss Michigan. She is relishing raising her 2 sons, who keep her motivated and young.